Evolution of Instructional Materials Design
By Prof. Licda. Elizabeth Grandison
Liceo La Alegría
The publishers should reassure that all materials comply
with the required standards.
The Teacher´s Manual
It should be practical and easy to use. It should
also should be in alignment with the activities
developed in class. Furthermore, it should have
coverage, readability, the use of various
methods, and the way to evaluate learning.
• With the expansion of technology, even more
specialization features, such as graphic design,
photography and typefaces, have emerged.
• Visual Presentation: Such systems include
program related add-ons, such as pre-built
test and exercises, CD´s audiocassettes, and
Challenges in Reviewing Content
• Are varied and numerous, including evaluating
content that is controversial, inaccurate, or
without scholarship, written by anonymous
authors or misleading.
Controversy sometimes arises because of
different beliefs about how best to approach a
specific subject area.
• Inaccurate content: Materials often do not
give topics the treatment they deserve,
contain factual errors.
Priority Area: Presentation
• A major part of presentation concerns how
well student and teacher resources work
• Comprehensiveness of Student and teacher
• These effective materials should be colorful,
creative, understandable, easy to read,
informative that will attracts the student´s
attention during the teaching learning
Alignment of Instructional Components
• All components of an instructional package
must be align with each other, as well as with
According to the author in the following
presentation, he stated that Teacher should be
practical and be in alignment with the
instructional activities that they used in their
classroom because this will make their lessons
more meaningful. It is also important that
teachers use different methods and ways to
evaluate learning. Nevertheless, it is all the
components mention above that makes the
process a success.